Entries by Audra Sorensen

Sugarhouse Park Fireworks spark five small grass fires

ATTENTION: News Desk / Assignment Editors MEDIA HOTLINE: 801-550-0121 INCIDENT TYPE: One-alarm fire LOCATION: Sugarhouse Park and I-80 During the July 4th Sugarhouse Fireworks Show, sparks from the fireworks ignited five small grass fires in the area. Together, the fires ...

Two homes catch flame near University of Utah

ATTENTION: News Desk / Assignment Editors MEDIA HOTLINE: 801-550-0121 INCIDENT TYPE: Residential Fire LOCATION: 1053 and 1051 Fuller Ave. (between 400 and 500 S) Just after 8 p.m., Monday, July 3, the Salt Lake City Fire Department responded to a three-alarm fire that ...

SLC Fire cautions residents in preparation for July 4th

MEDIA HOTLINE: 801-550-0121 Every year the same information goes about fireworks and their dangers, especially in the hot, dry Utah climate. And every year major preventable fires still erupt because of fireworks. According to Audra Sorensen, Salt Lake City Fire ...

News Release

SLC Public Utilities and Fire Departments go with the flow – testing water in hydrants to ensure emergency preparedness SALT LAKE CITY – Fire hydrant flow testing has recently started in Salt Lake City through a joint effort between the Salt ...

Wildfire simulation experiment set for Saturday, April 29

On Saturday, April 29, Salt Lake City residents will have a unique opportunity to attend a wildfire simulation event hosted by the Salt Lake City Fire Department and the Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP). This revolutionary 3-D simulation, called ‘Simtable,’ ...